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Roots

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Roots (Music - Sepultura)

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Roadrunner Records
genre:
Metal

We gave it a C-

Roots began with an ambitious concept: Brazilian death-metal dudes hire a jazz percussionist and Amazon-warrior drummers from back home. Yet compared with the lusty mambo recipes of less-hyped South American rockeros like Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Sepultura’s Latin loudness sounds inept. Their guitars emit a grandiose squall, but their mannered vocal harangues aren’t powerful — just painful.

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